Staff of the
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Item Type Melee weapon
Artifact? No
Weight 40s
Danger Level 1
Material Wood

Staff of the thunderclap is a melee weapon and one of the Magic staves. When zapped, it has a chance to stun enemies within a 3/2/1 radius of the PC, depending on B/U/C status. In addition, zapping it temporarily deafens the PC if they are not already deaf.

The staff has typical stats of (+4, 1d12+2). As with all of the magic staves, it can be generated with prefixes and suffixes.

Blessed Uncursed Cursed
Base recharge time
500 2000 4000


Somewhat useful, though unreliable, for disabling enemies.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

They can be found in the same ways as any generic loot.

Greater Identify information[]

----------------- uncursed staff of the thunderclap (+4, 1d12+2)----------------

When used in melee combat it grants a +4 bonus to hit and causes 1d12+2 points of damage.
When used in ranged combat it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d4 points of damage.

It on average recharges in 250-4000 turns (depending on other factors).